Sun City death investigation ruled murder-suicide, according to sheriff’s office

Published: Mar. 3, 2023 at 12:35 PM EST|Updated: Mar. 7, 2023 at 11:49 AM EST
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BEAUFORT COUNTY, S.C. (WTOC) - A death investigation in Sun City has been ruled a murder-suicide, according to the Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office.

Deputies responded to Sundance Lane in Sun City on Thursday, March 2, at approximately 7:30 p.m.

Robert and Marcello Caravello were found dead inside their home. Sun City Security initially responded to their residence after family members had not heard from them.

A firearm was found in proximity to the couple during the crime scene investigation.

The sheriff’s office said that autopsies indicate that Marcello’s death was caused by a gunshot wound to her head and the manner was determined to be murder. Robert’s death was caused by a self-inflicted gunshot wound to his chest and the manner was determined to be suicide.